The Jetstar Airways Pilot Cadet Program is a great one for those wanting a First Officer position on an Airbus A320. Jetstar Airways is a subsidiary of Qantas and operates as Australia’s domestic low cost carrier. Jetstar also has international services using their Airbus A330 fleet and future Boeing 787 when their orders are fulfilled.
They offer two schemes for applicants. Applicants with little or no experience can apply for the Ab Initio Program which runs about 18 months in Victoria, Australia or for 65 weeks if done in New Zealand. The second is the Advanced Cadet Program which is 3 months and is geared towards pilots who already holds licenses and ratings.
In order to be eligible for the program, the applicant must have the right to work and live in Australia. The cost of the program is around $87,000 Australian Dollars and repayable direct from your salary upon your selection for employment.
The program is very clear cut to anyone wanting to fly for Jetstar. We do not see any hidden agendas when it comes to this program.
Read more about the Jetstar Cadet Pilot Program.